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Wonder is in our nature at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum where there’s always something new to explore. Need relief from the cold? Immerse yourself in the always-warm-and-tropical Butterfly Haven, home to 1,000 fluttering butterflies! Join us for our daily critter connections, story times, animal feedings and more. The Nature Museum is the ideal winter adventure, right in Chicago!

Your child’s love for learning starts with their earliest experiences. A special teacher that makes them light up. Learning to read by themselves. A classmate that becomes a friend for life. Moments like these are found at Kiddie Academy.

Discover our early learning classes for children ages 6 weeks - 5 years. We have six convenient locations in the Chicago area, with two more coming soon!


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